The Super Falcons will be without first choice goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie, who is suspended for receiving yellow cards in different matches of the qualifying series.

With her exclusion, Israel-based Tochukwu  Oluehi is likely to start between the sticks for the Falcons against the Banyana Banyana tonight.

Nnadozie played a key role in helping Falcons qualify for their 12th tournament, especially in the reverse fixture in the final qualifiers against Ivory Coast in Abidjan.

A brilliant penalty save by Nnadozie at the Stade Robert Champroux fired the Falcons through to Morocco.

The Falcons defeated the Ivoirians 2-0 in Abuja in the first leg, but the Elephants had a chance to get back into the game in the 34th minute of the reverse fixture, after defender Ashleigh Plumptre was adjudged to have tripped an Ivoirian striker in the Nigerian area, with the referee pointing to the penalty spot.

Nnadozie saved the penalty and the rebound off the same player went into the side-netting.

The Ivoirians launched a late onslaught on the Falcons but met a steely Nigerian defence, before Esther Okoronkwo’s 87th minute strike all but sealed qualification with a 3-0 aggregate win.

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